Brian Schiff, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS – Owner / Performance Physical Therapist

Brian is a licensed physical therapist in Raleigh, NC. He is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, strength and conditioning coach, author, industry speaker, and educator. Additionally, he is FMS certified, Rocktape FMT 1 & 2 certified, certified in Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) therapy and credentialed in dry needling in the state of North Carolina.

He graduated from The Ohio State University in 1996 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Allied Health Professions (Physical Therapy). Brian completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Northeastern University. He has been a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association since 1998.

Over the past 24 years, Brian has worked in outpatient therapy clinics focusing on sports medicine. He specializes in treating orthopedic and sports medicine cases, specifically the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle. Much of his practice is centered around ACL rehab, throwing related injuries and higher level athletes. From 2000-2010 he owned and operated his own personal fitness and sports performance training facility, which he sold prior to moving to North Carolina. From 2002 to 2006, Brian served as the strength & conditioning coach for The Columbus Crew Major League Soccer Team.

Brian currently focuses on sports rehab and injury prevention. He enjoys helping active clients overcome injuries, learn to train smarter and prevent future injuries. He has worked with athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, USTA, WTA, and US Rugby, as well as numerous collegiate and high school athletes. For the past several years, he has served as a PT consultant for the Carolina Hurricanes.

Brian is a faculty member for Allied Health Education and presents continuing education webinars and live seminars for PT’s, ATC’s and fitness professionals. He also writes an online bi-weekly column entitled ‘Functionally Fit’ for PFP Magazine. He is married with two athletic sons (college baseball pitcher and HS soccer player). He enjoys working out, spending time with his family and playing golf.

Ashley Yartin, MS, ATC, LAT – Director of Operations / Athletic Trainer

Ashley Yartin is a Board Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT) through the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners. Ashley graduated from Florida State University in 2007 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences with an emphasis in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training. She spent the next 2 years as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Louisiana State University, earning her Masters of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sports Management and Administration in 2009. While at LSU, Ashley was an integral part of the Tiger’s 2008 BCS National Championship football program.

Ashley has worked alongside Brian in the outpatient orthopedic physical therapy setting for the past 7 years after spending the previous 6 years as an Associate Athletic Trainer for East Carolina University. While at ECU, Ashley worked primarily with the women’s basketball program for the day-to-day care, injury prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of the team. Ashley also served as the athletic Drug Testing Coordinator and served as a preceptor for undergraduate athletic training students while teaching in the Department of Health Sciences.

Ashley holds certifications in Personalized Blood Flow Restriction (PBFR) from Owens Recovery Science, Cupping therapy and is American Red Cross CPR/AED certified. Ashley lives in Raleigh with her husband Mike and they are the proud parents of 2 very active sons, Jace and Jack. When not in the office, Ashley enjoys volunteering, being a room and team mom for her boys’ schools and activities, and spending time outside with her family.

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